Parenting Teens (12-17) Community
period problem
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to the challenges of parenting teens (age 12-17), including physical, emotional, and cognitive development, handling peer pressure, activities & sports, choosing a college, and relationships.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

period problem

I am 14 and I have a school trip in the summer to south of France. Its pgl watersports. I am due on my period then but I can't insert a tampon without it hurting. Is there any other way I can go swimming in the sea/river without using a tampon, cup or pad?
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
4762847 tn?1360885534
You should talk to another woman about how to properly insert a tampon... That could be why it hurts.
Blank
136956 tn?1425609872
You could always go to your doctors and ask if you can be put on the Birth control pill continuously so that you don't get it while you are away.

14 is young so I am not sure if that would be okay'ed by your doctor.
Blank
Avatar f tn
they make smaller tampons that "U" by kotex are really small and they dont hurt to insert you could also put vasoline on it, but meg is right it shouldnt hurt
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Parenting Teens (12-17) Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Parenting Answerers
13167 tn?1327197724
Blank
Austin, TX